Just one time..
I want to experience love
with a receptive heart
Not consumed with the what ifs
of him potentially hurting me.
I don’t want to be constantly looking for warning signs of his infidelity,
or keeping an account of the lies that he forgot he told me.
Just one time…
I want to be confident knowing that he has the best intentions for me,
and that he trusts me to protect his dreams.
I want to be bold in declaring the love I have for him,
making “our love” the greatest story ever told.
Just one time
I want to experience butterflies every time he’s near me,
giving into his every desire,
reciprocating the same chemistry he gives to me.
Just one time, I want to get it right
Excerpt from The Soul of a Black Woman:Journeys Through Poetry
by Meika J Cole
Available for sale 11/01/17